Dukes County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > Dukes County'' [[Image:Ma-dukes.png|right|300px]]  
 
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > Dukes County'' [[Image:Ma-dukes.png|right|300px]]  
  
== [http://www.dukescounty.org/Pages/index County Courthouse] ==
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== [http://www.dukescounty.org/Pages/index County Courthouse] ==
  
The County of Dukes County<br> PO Box 190<br>Edgartown, MA 02539  
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The County of Dukes County<br>PO Box 190<br>Edgartown, MA 02539  
  
 
*The oddity of the name of the county is due to the statute that created this county.
 
*The oddity of the name of the county is due to the statute that created this county.
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*Nantucket County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized.
 
*Nantucket County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized.
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
*'''Towns''': Aquinnah . Chilmark . Edgartown . Gosnold . Oak Bluffs . Tisbury . West Tisbury  
 
*'''Towns''': Aquinnah . Chilmark . Edgartown . Gosnold . Oak Bluffs . Tisbury . West Tisbury  
 
*'''Community''': Vineyard Haven
 
*'''Community''': Vineyard Haven
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts|Barnstable ]]| [[Nantucket_County,_Massachusetts|Nantucket ]]| [[Suffolk_County,_New_York|Suffolk County]], New York  
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[[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable ]]| [[Nantucket County, Massachusetts|Nantucket ]]| [[Suffolk County, New York|Suffolk County]], New York  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Contents

County Courthouse

The County of Dukes County
PO Box 190
Edgartown, MA 02539

  • The oddity of the name of the county is due to the statute that created this county.

History

Parent County

  • Created 1 Nov 1683 when it was claimed by Colony of New York, then reclaimed by Massachusetts Bay Colony, re-established 22 June 1695.

Boundary Changes

  • Nantucket County set off 22 June 1695 at the same time when old Dukes County was reorganized.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Towns: Aquinnah . Chilmark . Edgartown . Gosnold . Oak Bluffs . Tisbury . West Tisbury
  • Community: Vineyard Haven

Neighboring Counties

Barnstable | Nantucket | Suffolk County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References